Tanzania reaffirms support to Saharawi people right to self-determination and independence

New York (UN), September 23, 2011 (SPS) - The President of Tanzaniz, Mr.  Jakaya Kikwete, expressed Thursday hope that the United Nations will take urgent steps to enable the Saharawi people to its right to self-determination and the decolonization of the last colony in Africa.
In a speech to the 66 session of the UN General Assembly, which started its work Wednesday in New York, Mr. Kikwete asserted that Western Sahara is the last colony in Africa which must be decolonised.
President Kikwete expressed pride on the contribution of Tanzania, for more than 50 years of as a membership in the United Nations, in the decolonization of Africa and other parts of the world. (SPS)


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